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COVID-19 hits White House, Fauci self isolates

Washington, United States | AFP |  Top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci is among three members of the White House’s coronavirus task force who will self-isolate after potential exposure to the pathogen, US media reported Saturday. On Friday, reports that Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary had tested positive heightened …

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Obama: COVID-19 handling a ‘chaotic disaster’

Washington, United States | AFP |  Former president Barack Obama has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it an “absolute chaotic disaster.” In a leaked web call Friday night with former members of his administration, Obama also said the Justice Department’s decision to …

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TRUMP: I, for one, am glad to see Kim Jong U back, and well!

  Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was “glad” about the reappearance of Kim Jong Un and that the North Korea leader is apparently healthy. “I, for one, am glad to see he is back, and well!” Trump tweeted, following Kim’s first public appearance …

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Seoul plays down report on Kim Jong Un health

  Seoul, South Korea | AFP | South Korea played down a report Tuesday that the North’s leader Kim Jong Un was being treated after surgery, as speculation mounted over his absence from a key anniversary. Pyongyang marked the birthday of its late founder, Kim’s grandfather Kim Il Sung, on …

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Republicans urge Trump to demand WHO chief quits

Washington, United States | AFP |  Congressional Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump to condition US funding for the World Health Organization on the resignation of its chief over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Seventeen Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee said they had “lost faith” in …

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Trump suspends WHO funding over COVID-19

  Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump announced Tuesday a suspension of US funding to the World Health Organization because he said it had covered up the seriousness of the COVID-19 outbreak in China before it spread around the world. Trump told a press conference he was …

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BREAKING NEWS: Uganda confirms 8 new COVID-19 cases

ALL travelers who have been in Dubai in the past two weeks urged to call the health desk on 0800-100-066 or 0800-203-033 for further follow-up 📞MOH toll free lines ✅0800-100-066 ✅0800-203-033 ❎Mr. Atek Kagirita: 0782 909 153 ❎Dr. Allan Muruta: 0772 460 297 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The …

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